Arkansas

Population: 3,004,279
State Rank: 32
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$57,25338
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,88533
National Science Foundation$15,07542
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$74,21338
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,624$51,239
Medical Device1,970$46,336
Research, Testing, and Laboratories3,640$57,056
Overall Private Sector957,159$39,723
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2016

For more information about research investments in Arkansas, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$133,000,00046
Industry$284,000,00039
Universities$91,000,00034
Other$92,000,00037
Total$600,000,00041
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America